A perennial NPR favorite for nearly two decades, acclaimed authors explore Hanukkah stories and memoirs written expressly for the program. Hosted by NPR's Susan Stamberg and Murray Horwitz, they share stories of love and remembrance of this eight night holiday.
This year's stories include "Potatoes" by Tova Mirvis; "Gifts of the Jewish Magis" by Allegra Goodman; "The Two Menorahs' by Daniel Mark Epstein; and "All Good Things Are Surprises" by Robin Hemley. These humorous and heartwarming stories speak to us all about family, love, and the specialness of the holidays.
Some Holiday Programming highlights for your Christmas Season! We have two special channels featuring musical favorites: Jazz and Vocal. Listen to these commercial- and subscription-free channels on HD radios, available at Best Buy. Many new cars come equipped with HD Radio and these channels could be listed as "multicast" on the tuning screen.
Great American Songbook Christmas Favorites All-day & all-night through December 25 American Songbook 88.7-3 (Heard only on an HD Radio)
Sea level rise is just one of the ugly faces of climate change. A dangerous one too. Especially for the US, which has 20 of the most threatened coastal cities in the world. BURN’s latest special examines the causes and consequences of rising seas. We visit south Florida, the Gulf Coast, New York City, and Greenland, where ice-melt is going to make the world a very different place.
Listen to this Documentary of The Week on Friday, 11/15, at 8:00 pm on at noon on Thursday, 11/21.
Last March, when the San Francisco Symphony was slated for an East Coast tour, including a stop at Carnegie Hall, the musicians went on strike. Fortunately, the labor dispute was settled in 18 days — a blink of an eye compared to the recent drawn-out disruptions in Minnesota and Detroit.
For the first time since the strike, the San Francisco Symphony and conductor Michael Tilson
Travel with Rick Steves has wonthe prestigious Gold Medal Award for Best Travel Broadcast-Audio at this year's Lowell Thomas Travel Journalism Competition.
The annual competition is sponsored by the Society of American Travel Writers Foundation. Winners of the awards, the most prestigious in the field of travel journalism, were announced Oct. 21 at the SATW convention, held this year in Biloxi, on the Mississippi Gulf Coast.